Obama picks up on Romney ‘binder’ line

At a rally in Iowa Wednesday, President Barack Obama picked up on Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s awkward “binders full of women” line from Tuesday night’s second presidential debate. Asked by an undecided voter and audience member about gender pay inequality during the debate, Romney said that as he was assembling his cabinet after being elected governor in Massachusetts, he questioned […]

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Who Won the Debate, Obama or Romney? Xbox LIVE Says…

Where did you catch the debate Tuesday night? Broadcast television? Cable news channel? Public broadcast system? Streaming online? How about Xbox LIVE? If you don’t have an Xbox 360 or didn’t watch the first debate streaming on Xbox LIVE, where Microsoft and YouGov have been hosting both the presidential and vice-presidential debates, you may be surprised to learn that on […]

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What to Watch for in Tonight’s Debate: A More Forceful Obama

Before Barack Obama and Mitt Romney debated in Denver, some very smart political scientists tried to dampen the overheated expectations game with a dose of historical context. Debates, they argued, usually don’t matter that much. They loom large in our recollection of past races because they offer a snapshot of a candidate’s strength or fecklessness, but they are rarely decisive. […]

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The Lohan Effect: Will Romney Get a Boost from Low-Information Voters?

As his standing in the polls improves, Mitt Romney is piling up public endorsements from a new cohort of voters: the celebrity train-wreck set. The latest celebrity to climb aboard the Romney bandwagon is actress and Page Six pinata Lindsay Lohan.  ”I just think employment is really important right now,” Lohan said. “So, as of now, Mitt Romney.” She joins […]

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What Happened at the Vice-Presidential Debate

[vsw id=”j3roG09O6T4″ source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] 2 minutes. They lock eyes from across the room, and neither man can look away. Big flag pin and little flag pin. Bulky suit and fitted suit. Lots of hair and little hair. A match is made, a connection struck. Their whitened smiles blind under the TV lights. Paul Ryan and Joe Biden, son […]

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